Fox News Books Debuts At No. 2 On Amazon

ViacomCBS Sells Simon & Schuster For $2.17B

German media giant Bertelsmann’s purchase of Simon & Schuster would reduce the so-called Big Five of American publishing to four. The deal, expected to close in 2021, requires approval from the US Justice Department. No U.S. publisher in modern times would approach the power of the new company.